Some studies have shown a link between increased cortisol and cravings for fatty and/or sugary foods, giving some credence to the “comfort-food” hypothesis.
Binge eating disorder is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors
Author Anne Danahy, MS, RDN, LDN Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of mood disorder or depression, which occurs consistently in the fall and winter, and resolves in the spring and summer. Symptoms of SAD include:
We often hear about hunger in general, but rarely discuss the differences between males and females and how these differences can impact weight and health. Understanding these differences in appetite can help nutrition professionals to more effectively customize advice.
Tell your clients or patients that today’s workshop or group is going to focus on the reasons why we eat and how our feelings affect our food choices. Goal Participants will understand that their eating disorder has impacted the food choices that they make because of their...
How we talk to ourselves can affect how likely we are to suffer from depression, how resistant we are to illnesses as simple as the common cold, how likely we are to die of heart disease, and how long we will likely live. 10 things to never say to yourself again
Many times people think of affirmations as cheering your clients on, sort of like becoming their own personal cheerleader. In actuality, that is not what positive affirmations are. Sure, it is OK to say “great job” and “wow, you really did well by picking a healthy choice...
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Happy thoughts might just lead to a healthy heart. In 2012, researchers at Harvard University uncovered a link between optimism, hope, and overall satisfaction with life and a lower risk of heart disease and stroke. The association remained true when age, socioeconomic...